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Cover Story: Two weeks on the bus

What I learned about commuters, local riders, DART and the disconnect

Why don’t people use the bus in Des Moines? When that question was first posed to me, the assumption seemed simple — because Des Moines isn’t that kind of city. Read More..

The Sound
Sharika Soal on Ladysoal’s new development deal

“This is a huge opportunity for us,” said Ladysoal front woman, Sharika Soal. “We’re so excited, and ready for what’s next.”

After their show at Wooly’s on Aug. 24, the members of Ladysoal

Civic Skinny
In praise of B.J. Furgerson. When Babe went to jail

No one seems to have noticed, but B.J. Furgerson was reappointed the other day to a three-year term on the board of Iowa Public Television. Read More...

Food Dude
G. Mig’s 5th Street Pub

The bar and grill is an all-American institution doused with romantic lore. Long before fern bars, sports bars and brew pubs were invented, neighborhood bars with short-order grills were where mid-20th century writers like Raymond Chandler Read More...

Political Mercury
Tom Vilsack: Obama deserves credit for a stronger rural economy

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says President Barack Obama’s commitment to chasing down and cultivating new and stronger foreign markets Read More...

 Locker Room
Playing pretend

The 10th Annual Renaissance Faire is once again transforming Festival Park (located on the east side of Four-Mile Creek at Sleepy Hollow Sports Park) into a slice of Olde England, complete with a castle, shops, eateries, pubs and competitive arenas. Read More...

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